|Photo: Scott Baldinger|
Along with these critical infrastructure improvements, Andreassen et al. spoke of "streetscape enhancements": crosswalks and pedestrian crossing signals at State and Fourth streets. Although Duchessi stressed that the principal objective of this year's CDBG application was replacing the water mains, and no specific information was offered about the exact nature of the streetscape enhancements being proposed, the unfortunate image below (from the City's 2002 Comprehension Plan) or something equally harrowing popped into the minds of at least two of the people present at the meeting.
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